In "Markeneier" drehen sich viele Eier ununterbrochen, wie von Geisterhand gefuehrt. Der Effekt wird auf simple Art erzielt: Die Eier wurden auf einer schwarzen Platte gedreht und geschuettelt. Into "Markeneier" (trademark eggs) many eggs turn continuously, as led from a spirits hand. The effect is made in a simple way: The eggs were turned and shaken on a black plate. THIS is the authorised Short Version from 2010 Topics: Lutz Mommartz, german cinema
Hardcover, ISBN 3-86516-425-0 Das Zeitunglesen im Netz kostete noch nichts. Ich war mit 68 nach Berlin gezogen, um nach dem Wendeboom den Abstieg der Metropole mitzukriegen, bevor es vielleicht irgendwann wieder aufwaerts geht. Beim Spiegellesen im Internet stiess ich auf eine der Partnerschaftsvermittlungen, die sich damals im Netz etablierten. Ganz absichtslos entwickelte sich eine Austausch mit mehreren Mailpartnerinnen. Einige Male verliebte ich mich. Zwei Beziehungen gingen darÃ¼ber... Topics: Lutz Mommartz, german cinema
This is a delightful film even if you cannot understand the language. Wikipedia's plot summary will provide the basic idea for this beautifully photographed film. Erich Kastner, the author of the 1949 novel, introduces the film and narrates. Wikipedia... Plot summary Two nine-year-old girls--rude Lisa Palfy (orig. Luise Palfy) from Vienna, and respectful shy Lottie Horn (orig. Lotte Korner) from Munich--meet on a summer camp in Bohrlaken on Lake Bohren (orig. 'Seebuhl am Buhlsee'). Lisa has... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews ) Topics: German cinema, Josef von Baky
Reading the newspaper in the net was still without charge. I had drawn with 68 to Berlin, in order to witness the descent of the metropolis after the turning boom, before it goes perhaps again up. By reading the âSpiegelâ in the Internet I discovered one of the partnership agencies, which were established at that time in the net. Completely unintentionally I developed an exchange with several mail partners. Several times I fell in love. Two relations went beyond that. And here with the... Topics: Lutz Mommartz, Texte, German Cinema
The Nibelungs' Saga (german. Die Nibelungen) is a series of two silent fantasy films created by Austrian director Fritz Lang in 1924: Die Nibelungen: Siegfried and Die Nibelungen: Kriemhild's Revenge . The screenplays for both films were co-written by Lang's then-wife Thea von Harbou, based upon the epic poem Nibelungenlied written around 1200 AD. Siegfried was released in the U.S. on 23 August 1925, premiering at the Century Theatre in New York City in the short-lived Phonofilm sound-on-film... Topics: Fritz Lang, 1924, German Cinema
Criterion... One of the key films of the German kammerspiel movement, this silent work chronicles the tragic repercussions of a furtive love affair between a railway worker's daughter (Edith Posca) and her father's supervisor (Werner Krauss). ---------- Kammerspielfilm [Wikipedia]... Kammerspielfilm is a type of German film that offers an intimate, cinematic portrait of lower middle class life. The name derives from a theater, the Kammerspiele, opened in 1906 by a major stage director Max... Topics: German cinema, Kammerspielfilm, Lupu Pick
Olympia is a 1938 German documentary film written, directed and produced by Leni Riefenstahl , documenting the 1936 Summer Olympics , held in the Olympic Stadium in Berlin , Germany . The film was released in two parts: Olympia 1. Teil — Fest der Völker (Festival of Nations) and Olympia 2. Teil — Fest der Schönheit (Festival of Beauty). It was the first documentary feature film of the Olympic Games ever made. Many advanced motion picture techniques, which later became industry standards... Topics: Leni Riefenstahl, documentary, German Cinema
An odd German expressionistic film with no music bed, title cards, or even names for the players. It is also tinted which I am not sure if it was original. IMDb reviewer, movingpicturegal, wrote... This is an unusual, very different sort of film, completely visual as it has no intertitles, in keeping with the original German version. About a man who is full of anxiety (his eyes continually popping out in jealous rages) over the attentions his woman has been paying to a handsome youth and... Topics: Arthur Robison. expressionistic film, German cinema, silent
Acquisition of the movie title "Overstrained" from the year 1968, 45 years later. In half-sentences and fragments exploded film footage and recordings from the years 1964-74 assembled in a cryptic parallel montage. Topics: Lutz Mommartz, German experimental Cinema, German Cinema, German experimental cinema
Deutsche Panzer (1940) is a short documentary movie directed by Walter Ruttman and written by Heinz Hesemann. Topics: Walter Ruttmann, Deutsche Panzer, propaganda, documentary, Heinz Hesemann, German Cinema
An artificial look at the faces of grass pavers. The walk over the grass pavers -as a score to the music of J.S. Bach- ends with a laconic pan shot on the Laber, a small river near by Dietfurt / Germany. Topics: Lutz Mommartz, German experimental Cinema, German Cinema, German experimental Cinema
Olympia is a 1938 German documentary film written, directed and produced by Leni Riefenstahl , documenting the 1936 Summer Olympics , held in the Olympic Stadium in Berlin , Germany . The film was released in two parts: Olympia 1. Teil — Fest der Völker (Festival of Nations) and Olympia 2. Teil — Fest der Schönheit (Festival of Beauty). It was the first documentary feature film of the Olympic Games ever made. Many advanced motion picture techniques, which later became industry standards... Topics: Leni Riefenstahl, documentary, Olympic Games, 1936, German Cinema
IMDb synopsis... Else, played by Betty Amann, becomes the tragic hero of Asphalt as her character transcends her unhappy criminal life to redeem herself in an unfolding confession of true love. As fitting with the harsh urban landscape of Berlin, Else begins as a gorgeous trickster when the story begins. Her high fashion clothes and perfectly ornamented makeup make her deserving to be peering over diamond cases while batting her eyes in want at the jeweler. We immediately experience the power... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Betty Amann, German cinema, Joe May, silent film
M ( German : M - Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder — "M - A city looks for a murderer") is a 1931 German drama - thriller film directed by Fritz Lang and starring Peter Lorre . It was written by Lang and his wife Thea von Harbou and was the director's first sound film . Now considered a classic, the film was deemed by Fritz Lang as the finest work he'd ever done. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M_(1931_film) Topics: M - Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder, M, Fritz Lang, German Cinema, 1931
The films tells the political disputes of an ultraconservative factory owner Herr Roloff and Teacher John, who feels a compulsive but secret love for Roloff's sister, a left-wing radical. They are all driven psychologically and morally to the borderline, tormented souls living their lives in a tormented country. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0427592/ Original title: Nerven Year: 1919 Country: Germany Duration: 110 Minutes Director, Producer, Screenplay: Robert Reinert Starring: Eduard von... Topics: Youtube, video, Film & Animation, Silent cinema, German cinema, Old Germany, 1919, Robert...
View from a balcony window with details from buildingparts in a rhythmic blending technology of a Canon Hi 8 camera. Tribute to Siegfried Kracauer. (Lutz Mommartz) Topics: Lutz Mommartz, German experimental Cinema, Siegfried Kracauer, German cinema, German experimental...
Plot [Wikipedia]... In 1921 in the poor part of an Austrian town called Melchiorgasse there are only two wealthy people: the butcher Josef Geiringer and his wife. Mrs. Greifer runs a fashion boutique and a nightclub patronized by wealthy Viennese. Annexed to the nightclub is Merkl Hotel, a brothel to which the women of the nightclub bring their clients. The film follows the lives of two women from the same poor neighborhood as they try to better themselves during the period of Austrian postwar... Topics: Georg Wilhelm Pabst, German cinema, Greta Garbo, "New Objectivity" movement, silent film
This film is a different breed, a single night in Berlin, a single girl meeting some men, and its told in a single shot. This isn't a movie, this is cinematic truth. With minor detractions, Sebastian Schipper offers us an illusion of reality that defines genre. If High Noon, Before Sunrise, Birdman, and Unfriended had a baby it still wouldn't be as beautiful as this glimpse at the future of digital filmmaking #IdBuyThatForADollar Topics: podcast, movie review, criticism, Victoria, one shot, german cinema, cinema verite
Before the Nazi regime, there was time for lazy Sundays and romance. This is a remarkable film made in 1930 by Robert Siodmak and Edgar G. Ulmer. "People on Sunday" [Wikipedia] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/People_on_Sunday A review... The film opens at Bahnhof Zoo train station one Saturday morning. Its opening scenes show the bustling traffic of central Berlin. The action of the movie centres on five central characters, and takes place over a single weekend. At the start of the... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Billie Wilder, Edgar G. Ulmer, German cinema, Robert Siodmak, romance, silent film
At the invitation of Xu Lujing we traveled in China in return for his guest studies in Germany and for a given loan. In the Beijing Film Academy, there is a reunion performance and a discussion about movies from Lutz Mommartz. Finally comes the abrupt end of the personal experiment - beyond the personal? A cellphone movie. Topics: Lutz Mommartz, German experimental Cinema, Beijing Film Academy, Handyfilm, Lutz Mommartz, German...
This is the novel version of the classic silent sci-fi movie Metropolis by Fritz Lang. Students of the film know that it was severely cut and edited after its first release, and further cut during its US release. There have been several attempts to restore the film over the decades, but it has never been brought back to its original version. This novel has several scenes that are not in any video version currently available. It may be that they were never filmed or they are just forever lost.... Topics: 1927, Thea Von Harbou, Metropolis, classic sci-fi, silent movie, Fritz Lang, German cinema, Forrest...
6 years after the Berlin Wall fell and 5 years after German unification this 3 min. documentary from 1995 looks into the fast changes in architecture and street life of Berlin Mitte and stays in tune with a piano piece of Ludwig van Beethoven. Topics: Globians world and culture documentary archive, Globians, German Cinema, documentary, essay,...
Fanad Head is a remote light house in North-West Ireland. This 6 min. short documentary short in dirty black and white Super 8 inspects the light house installations and service supply delivered by a helicopter even in bad wheather conditions. Topics: Globians world and culture documentary archive, Globians, German Cinema, documentary, essay,...
One year before the Berlin Wall fell, this silent black&white documentary from 1988 is a profile of West-Berlin: places and people, moods and locations; you eventually see "Checkpoint Charlie" still in function. It's a documentary shot in autumn and winter in all shades of grey, black and white. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Globians world and culture documentary archive, Globians, German Cinema, documentary, essay,...